KC STEM Alliance April News & Updates
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Area high school seniors prepare to lead the way for KC region.
 Details below.
Meet hundreds of locally grown innovators and creators from thirteen metro area school districts, showcasing biomedical science and engineering prototypes and projects at ...
The PLTW Senior Showcase highlights students completing the senior capstone courses in Engineering Design and Development (EDD) or Biomedical Innovations (BI). This year's event includes 250 students from Belton, Blue Springs, Fort Osage, Grandview, Harrisonville, Independence, Lee’s Summit, Liberty, North Kansas City, Park Hill, Platte County, St. Joseph and Shawnee Mission school districts. Area STEM professionals and educators are encouraged to attend. Admission is free.
April 15, 9:00 - 11:30 a.m. at Union Station
Click here for details.
PLTW pilots FIRST COMPUTER SCIENCE pathway course in metro area high schools.
When students understand how education is relevant to their lives and future careers, they get excited. Knowledge of Computer Science is increasingly valuable for any career, and it's exciting to be among the early adopters as Project Lead the Way launches a four-year Computer Science program of study for high school students. The pilot for the first course - PLTW Computer Science and Software Engineering - is currently underway in 15 high schools in the Kansas City region. For a complete list of PLTW participating schools, including those participating in Computer Science (CS) click here. To learn more about the PLTW Computer Science program pathway click here
The 2014 Greater Kansas City Regional FIRST® Robotics Competition was a BALL! Complete results here
Q&A with Robotics Competition Founder, Woodie Flowers. Read Here

Woodie Flowers comes to KC Competition with a message about education. Read Here

Up To Date in Kansas City with Woodie Flowers and Malcolm Strickland. Listen to podcast

Laura Loyacono talks about widening the net for Tech employees in Kansas City region. Read Here
Eleven FRC teams from the Western Missouri and Kansas FIRST® region advance to World Championships in St. Louis, Mo., April 23-26.

A big congratulations to:
The Barstow School
Independence School Dist.
Lincoln College Prep
Lee's Summit H.S.
Lee's Summit West H.S.
North Kansas City H.S.
Olathe Northwest H.S.
Paola H.S.
Smith Cotton H.S.
Smithville H.S.
Up Next Community Team
Don't let STEM learning wilt on the vine this summer. Learn more about enriching, exciting and fun STEM camps around the region here.

Also, check out Science City Summer Camps, and for more options visit the Kansas City STAR's Guide to Summer Camps
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